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A Life of Music

A Life of Music

May 7, 2019

What exactly is CKYO? The Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra (CKYO) is an organization that provides musical opportunities for students of all experience levels. Each year, hundreds of students throughout Central Kentucky audition, but only about 400 students are accepted. These members include Elementary,...

Percussion: The Heart of the Band

Percussion: The Heart of the Band

May 7, 2019

The Woodford County High School Marching Band is something that many people enjoy participating in and watching. I believe that percussion in the marching band is the most important when it comes to the sound of the whole band itself. So, I'm going to ask drummers Nick Jackson (9) and Travis McMurry...

“dont smile at me” If You Don’t Like Billie Eilish

“dont smile at me” If You Don’t Like Billie Eilish

Delaney Enlow, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

Filed under A & E, Music, Showcase

Most people at the age of 14 are going to football games or worried about their social status. And then there's Billie Eilish, who went viral with her first single at the age of 14. She is homeschooled by a very artistic family and writes and produces her music with her brother, Finneas O’Connell. T...

Blackbird Dance Theatre Presents: End of the World/ Bricolage

Blackbird Dance Theatre Presents: End of the World/ Bricolage

Chap Hollin, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019

Filed under Dance, Music, Showcase, Theatre, Visual Arts

"And so it goes... The story of the world. The Iron Age of tragic life. When will we learn to say I love you before the world ends... Tell your sweetheart you love them, give your brother a hug, tell your truth, and never give up hope. Right until the very end."   Performance Informa...

African American Grand Finale Ball

February 4, 2019

The African American Grand Finale ball is a place where people go to celebrate the afterlife of African American history makers and/or singers. Two very intelligent women made this ball happen for all, as a fundraiser, but also for all to enjoy and learn. My first time going, was, unfortunately, their...

High School Choirs Shares Holiday Cheer For All To Hear

High School Choirs Shares Holiday Cheer For All To Hear

December 14, 2018

On December 4th, 2018, the Woodford County High School's choirs and acapella groups put on their annual winter concert at First Baptist Church. This was Choir Director Taylor Strickland's first concert at Woodford County, and he definitely wowed the audience with his choice in music and amazing teachin...

The Impact of Music on WCHS Students

The Impact of Music on WCHS Students

December 14, 2018

Music has always been an outlet for many people, including myself, that allows for creative flow, relaxation, inspiration or reflection. As someone who plays instruments and is an avid Spotify user, I find music to be extremely useful and can provide an escape for people. Yet, it's one thing to talk...

Undercover K-Pop Lover

October 30, 2018

Before anything, what even is K-pop for those out there who don't know? K-pop is Korean Pop. This type of music has become very popular all around the globe and you may have even seen or heard some of your friends talking about it and trying to get you into it (honestly I wouldn't know about it if it...

Saying Goodbye to a Star

Saying Goodbye to a Star

Jamie Hobbs, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

Filed under Music

The talented, young artist who gave us The Divine Female, Swimming and many other popular albums has been announced dead from a drug overdose in his apartment in Studio City, California. Mac Miller had been struggling with a substance abuse problem for years. He was previously in a long-term relationship...

Life of a Marcher

Life of a Marcher

September 13, 2018

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche My music is my passion. Music is fun but can be very challenging. I am a member of the Woodford County Marching Band and regular concert band. I know how much we practice and how much effort we put into everything we do. I will be ...

Music is the Remedy

Music is the Remedy

May 25, 2018

On the website: (http://time.com/5235492/summer-music-festivals-2018/) is a list of music festivals happening this summer that each vary in genre. I picked 10 that sounded very ear-appealing to me. Listed below are 10 music festivals that you won't want to miss this summer!   Boston Cal...

Rockin’ Guitars

Rockin’ Guitars

May 22, 2018

This guitar is a 2016, Gibson Les Paul Studio. with a Fireburst finish, Chrome pickup covers, Tunomatic Bridge and tailpiece, Black Pickup rings, and Gold speed knobs. This guitar has several obvious signs of ageing, which is a clear sign of how much this guitar is played and how well it has hel...

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